Leith (Biomass , Planning) Location in the UK : Scotland, Edinburgh
Latitude /Longitude: 55.9 / -3.2(rounded)
Type of installation: Biomass on/offshore: on
Turbines :0 Capacity : 200 MW Technology : Wood Burning
Installer:Scottish & Southern
Owner : Scottish & Southern
Operator : Scottish & Southern
Approx Date of 1st power generation: OUTLINE proposals for a £360 million biomass plant at Leith Docks that could meet most of Edinburgh's energy needs go on public show tomorrow (11 Feb 2010)
The plant, a joint venture between Forth Ports and Scottish & Southern Energy, will, if approved, be one of the largest infrastructure developments in Scotland over the next decade.
The plant will burn wood (1 million tonnes)shipped in from American forests.Relevant Google Search
Biomass plant could power Edinburgh
LEITH chosen for wind turbine factory by Gamesa
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The port of LEITH has been chosen by Spanish company Gamesa for the site of a new wind turbine manufacturing plant.
The £125m investment could create more than 800 jobs directly and hundreds more in the supply chain.
Source: bbc, Date and Time of entry: 23 March 2012 00:00
Doubts cast over LEITH biomass plant plans
CONTROVERSIAL plans for a huge biomass power plant in the heart of Edinburgh's waterfront regeneration area have been thrown into doubt after SNP politicians spoke out against the scheme.
Source: scotsman, Date and Time of entry: 11 April 2010 23:07
Edinburgh today - opposition to the LEITH biomass plant grows
Opposition to the proposals for a LEITH biomass plant is building, with concerns voiced by local community groups, politicians and Edinburgh City Council
Source: guardian, Date and Time of entry: 11 April 2010 22:52
'Support' for biomass plant is scorned
Campaign groups fighting Forth Energy's plans for a £360 million plant that will burn woodchip shipped into Scotland from overseas have ridiculed claims the development will bring "positive benefits" to LEITH.
Source: scotsman, Date and Time of entry: 11 April 2010 22:48
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